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50th Anniversary

From the Archives: Censorship in ’78 and those Darned Fighting Aardvarks in ’81

By Leslie James, Student Editor This semester in PPCC student-run newspaper’s history: Pikes Peak News Vol. 2, No. 4 Nov. 27, 1978 Student reporters fought for their first amendment right of a free press when then-vice president for student services, John Rodwick passed a letter received by the Attorney General’s office as law “implying student …
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50th Anniversary Gala Amazes and Raises Scholarship Funds

By Suzanne Seyfi and Devon Martinez, Staff Writers On Oct. 27, PPCC celebrated its 50th anniversary. The party was “so good it can only happen every fifty years,” exclaimed PPCC Foundation Executive Director Lisa James. And a party it was, with live music, fine dining, and a lack of consensus on how to pronounce “gala.” …
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Life Without PPCC Would be…

By Devon Martinez, Staff Writer This month, as PPCC celebrates 50 years of operation, the college can rest assured that it’s been a pivotal institution in Colorado Springs. Student response and research done by Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) in 2017 confirms that life without PPCC would be disastrous for the Pikes Peak Region. When …
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